Friday, January 30, 2009

Year of the Ox Celebration at Mon Jin Lau

We're in the midst of the 15-day celebration that is Chinese New Year, and Mon Jin Lau of Troy is celebrating with its own two-day fete.

On Tuesday, February 3rd, you can head to Hour Detroit's "Restaurant of the Year" Mon Jin Lau for a special prix fixe Year of the Ox dinner (see details below), or skip the dinner and head straight for the party on Wednesday, February 4th in conjunction with their weekly "Shanghai Wednesdays."

Tuesday, February 3rd 2009
Chinese New Year Dinner & Entertainment
Multi Course Dinner, Lion Dance, Firecrackers, Magicians, Fortune Tellers, Martial Arts
$89/person including tax/gratuity
Limited seating. All ticket sales are final.

Menu for Chinese New Year (Subject to Change, Call for Vegetarian Options):

First Course
(Trio Tasting)
Glazed Duck Breast - Asian Pear, Pomegranate Balsamic Glaze
Seared Kobe Beef Roll - Shrimp Tempura, Cucumber Topped w/Seared Kobe, Jalapeno, Sweet Miso
Blood Orange Tuna Tartar - Asian Pear, Jalapeno

Second Course
Cucumber Wrapped Baby Field Greens with Jumbo Lump Crab
Tomato Medley, Mango, with Yuzu-Asian Pear Dressing, topped with Crunch Filo and Goat Cheese

Third Course
(Choice Of)
Seafood Noodle Nest - Long Life Lo-Mein Noodle, Shrimp, Scallop, Mussell, Lobster, Black Bean Sauce
Wok Seared Filet - Medallions Wok Fired with King Oyster Mushrooms, Chinese Leeks
Chilean Sea Bass - Soy-Mirin Broth, Three Mushroom Wonton, Pea Shoots
Asian Braised Short Rib - Shitake Mushroom, Baby Bok Choy, Asian Eggplant
Sushi Bento Box - An Array of Sushi Rolls and Chef Special Sashimi

Wednesday, February 4th 2009
Shanghai Wednesdays Celebrates the Chinese New Year
DJ's Tom T & Matt A, featuring Bruce Cobb on Percussions
Lion Dance, Firecrackers, Laughing Buddhas

Free Admission with confirmed Tuesday Dinner Reservation
(Note, Dinner will not be available Wednesday night)